About The American University in Cairo:
Founded in 1919, AUC's campus has moved to its new, state-of-the-art
campus in New Cairo beginning Fall Semester, 2008. AUC's degree programs
are accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States
Association of Colleges and Schools; AUC Libraries and Learning
Technologies is a member of the Research Libraries Group (RLG), OCLC and
AMICAL. For more information visit our website at www.aucegypt.edu . In
view of AUC's protocol agreement with the Egyptian government, which
requires specific proportions of Egyptian, U.S., and third- country
citizen faculty, at this time preference will be given to qualified
applicants who are U.S. citizens.
English is the language of instruction. For expatriates, benefits include
housing, annual round-trip air travel for appointee and qualifying
dependents, plus schooling for the equivalent of up to two children at
Cairo American College.
Under the direction of the Director of Public Services, the successful
candidate will be responsible for the administration of the required
no-credit course for freshmen; chairing an on-going Task Force exploring
alternative delivery methods for the required freshmen course: developing
and implementing subject specific sessions for faculty, staff, students
and visitors; assessing and evaluating the IS program; expanding the
library's outreach to faculty, staff and students; working with library
faculty to promote the use of library materials and programs; some
reference and collection development responsibilities.
The candidate must have an ALA accredited MLS, excellent oral and written
English, demonstrated experience in instruction (one-on-one and
classroom) in an academic library environment, strong interpersonal and
communication skills, and experience in course management. The ability to
work effectively in a team and independently is also necessary.
Position is open until filled. Review of applications begins immediately.
One-, two- or three-year appointment, subject to mutual agreement will
begin September 2009. Renewal of an appointment depends upon
institutional needs and the appointee's performance.
Full description and requirements of the position are at:
Note: Please remember that your account login enables you to respond to
any additional questions from AUC, if required.
All applicants must submit the following documents via online: a) an
updated C.V b) a letter of interest; c) List names & contact information
of at least three references familiar with your professional background;
d) a completed AUC Personal Information Form (PIF).
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